Depression doubles during June 2020

The office of national statistics released figures yesterday from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. These figures showed that almost 1 in 5 individuals experienced some form of depression in June 2020 during the pandemic almost doubling from around 1 in 10 before the pandemic (July 2019 to March 2020). The survey also showed how symptoms of depression have changed since before the pandemic.

Read the full report HERE

Sophie Corlett, Director of External Relations at Mind responded to the report expressing that as we come out of lockdown and as some of the emergency measures put in place are coming to an end even more individuals may fall through the cracks.

Read the full response HERE

This is why #CreateArt4Hope is so important to us. Continuing to raise awareness of mental health, continuing to raise funds to support charities such as MIND and The Hive Youth Zone

You can DONATE and support #CreateArt4Hope HERE

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